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Edgefield County Theatre to Host "Back Porch Shrimp Boil"
web posted April 20, 2011
EDGEFIELD – Two of the South's most
blues artists will bring their Lowcountry blues to the Edgefield County
Theatre. Shrimp City Slim, whose real name is Gary Erwin, will headline
the Edgefield County Theatre's Company's "Back Porch Shrimp Boil" on
Saturday, May 14. The concert will be at the William Miller Bouknight
Theare, 405 Main Street, Edgefield.
The event begins at 4 p.m. with an performance by Aiken-based blues and
Beach Music singer/songwriter Mike Stewart, with the Shrimp City Slim
Trio to follow at 7 p.m.
The concert will be performed on the back porch of the historic theatre
building in downtown Edgefield. Lawn chairs are encouraged. In the
event of rain, the concert will move indoors to the theatre stage.
A limited number of tickets are available for $25 per person, which
includes a lowcountry shrimp boil dinner. Beverages will be available
for purchase. For reservations, which are strongly recommended, call
the theatre at 803-637-3833.
Shrimp City Slim is a keyboard player, singer and songwriter based in
Charleston. His band consists of Silent Eddie Phillips, guitar/vocals;
John "Clamchop" Etheridge, drums/vocals; Juke Joint Johnny or Chuck
"The Cat" Morris, harmonica/vocals).
He has released seven CDs to date and plays throughout the Southeast
and overseas. He also has worked extensively with various blues artists
and has released albums by some of them on his label, Erwin Music.
Shrimp City Slim has traveled extensively through the U.S., Europe and
Asia with Walter "Lightnin' Bug" Rhodes, Big Boy Henry, Chicago Bob
Nelson, Drink Small, Beverly Guitar Watkins, Neal "Big Daddy" Pattman,
Wanda Johnson, John Lee Ziegler, and others. He also is organizer of
the annual Lowcountry Blues Bash in Charleston and similiar events in
Camden and Greenwood.
The Shrimp City Slim band has shared the stage with B.B. King, Bobby
Blue Bland, Jimmy Rogers, Junior Wells, Koko Taylor, Johnny Winter,
Buddy Guy, Little Milton, James Cotton, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Herbie
Mann, Jesse Colin Young, Mick Taylor (of The Rolling Stones) and more.
The event's opener, Mike Stewart, is best known in the Carolina Beach
Music and blues circles for such songs as "Carolina's Calling Me Home,"
"Boiled Peanuts," "Shut Up And Kiss Me" and "The Doctor Is In."
A native of Aiken, Stewart spent nearly two decades in Nashville as a
songwriter and penned a number of well-known songs, including a No. 1
hit for Ronnie Milsap, "Don't You Know How Much I Love You."
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